It is our mission to:
- To utilize the HHDRC conceptual model in the development of research that recognizes the complexities of the U.S.-Mexico border.
- To innovate methodological and analytical support for cross-project analysis and development of new research designs and approaches.
- To monitor the capabilities in the border community where projects are located, to provide information to assist in the interpretation of findings and applicability to other locations and identify new pilot intervention projects to be developed.
- Strategically compare our findings with other national and international locations to increase understanding of community-wide and public health policy influences.
- Train and educate undergraduate, pre-doctoral, and post doctoral students and of transitioning faculty.
- Engage the community and disseminate findings to Hispanic American populations, researchers, practitioners, and policy makers.